KraussMaffei Group GmbH celebrated its 175th birthday on March 20, born in Munich in 1838.
In the late 1950s, KraussMaffei began making injection molding presses, and soon added extruders and reaction process machinery. Since the 1999/2000 year, KM has focused entirely on machinery for the plastics and rubber industries. Tooday the company manufacturers the brands of KraussMaffei, Berstorff and Netstal.
KM employs 4,000 people around the world.
KraussMaffei will use the K 2013 show in Düsseldorf, Germany, to mark the 175th anniversary.